Pergola by the pond

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Project by Greg Salata posted 02-09-2008 07:59 PM 2660 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this pergola this summer.
It overlooks the pond and backyard.
It is approx 14’ x14’.
The patio beneath it is flagstone .
We hung an old wrought iron fence section on the back as a trellis for clematis.
I have also included a view from the pergola.
The plan is for building Adirondack chairs this summer.

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#1 posted 02-09-2008 08:14 PM

Very nice looking!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 02-09-2008 08:51 PM

and your pond—- wow… magnificent

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 02-10-2008 12:51 AM

Greg this is a great project and it’s no wonder you built it with this view- it is gorgeous. My wife put this on my to-do list some time ago but I have managed to find other projects to work on. But if I had a view like this I can guarantee I would have already finished it.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-10-2008 08:29 AM

Wonderfully inviting! Really nice job. Looks like a lot of work has gone into this area. It payed off.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#5 posted 02-10-2008 03:55 PM

beautiful job Greg , it looks great !!!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#6 posted 02-10-2008 04:10 PM

love it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#7 posted 02-11-2008 04:01 AM

Great llooking pergola, they’re great to sit under on a sunny day. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 02-13-2008 06:49 AM

Thank You everyone.

It has been a nice place to unwind at the end of the day.

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#9 posted 02-13-2008 07:00 AM

A nice spot to go bass fishing. Put your feet up and fling the rod.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 06-16-2008 04:53 AM

Gorgeous addition to an outstanding garden. Any progress on the adirondack furniture?

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#11 posted 08-25-2008 03:00 AM

this looks like a peaceful back yard!!! I love the trellis—-I bet by now the clematis is grown up the entire trellis…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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